[lltx] [fontspec] selecting font features has no effect?

Will Robertson wspr81 at gmail.com
Wed Mar 31 12:14:05 CEST 2010

On 31/03/2010, at 7:52 PM, Diederick C. Niehorster wrote:

> On Wed, Mar 31, 2010 at 4:57 PM, Khaled Hosny <khaledhosny at eglug.org> wrote:
>> On Wed, Mar 31, 2010 at 10:07:08AM +0800, Diederick C. Niehorster wrote:
>>> Logs are attached in a zip, for
>>> \setmainfont[Ligatures=TeX]{Arno Pro Italic} - font not found
>> Right now, I don't think you can get the italic font this way, as we
>> only check for font family, I've to re-think about this.
> Should it be possible to load font's like that (without using the
> plain \font command, which is there for special needs)? Think it makes
> sense for fontspec to select font families and automatically set the
> regular, bold, italic, etc fonts actually.

You do need to be able to load a specific font face sometimes, so I'd say

  \setfontface\foo{Arno Pro Italic}

should be valid. (Say if you're using it as a swash face without an upright.)

-- Will

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